For Once In My Life CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 
64
Wall: 
2
Level: 
Easy Intermediate
Choreographer: 
Michael Barr (USA) March 2017
Music: 
For Once In My Life by Stevie Wonder / iTunes or Amazon (2:47 – 2:50 min.) 108 bpm


Lead: 24 cts.

[1-8] Walk R, L, Forward - Step Side - Heel Touch – Ball-Cross, Side, 1/4 Turning Sailor
1 – 2Step R forward; Step L forward;
3 & 4Step R forward in front of L; (&) Step L side left; Touch R heel to right diagonal
&5 – 6(&) Step R next to L heel; (5) Step L in front of R; (6) Step R side right
7 & 8Step L behind R; Turn ¼ left stepping R next to L; Step L forward ( 9:00)

[9-16] Repeat: Walk R, L, Forward - Side Step - Heel Touch – Ball-Cross, Side, 1/4 Turning Sailor
1 – 8This section is identical to the first set of 8 except you are start it on the 9 o’clock wall and finish on the 6:00

[17-24] Touch, Step Forward, Touch 1/2 Turn R – Touch 1/2 Turn R, Forward-1/4-Cross
1 – 4Touch/tap R next to L; Step R forward; Turn ½ right on R touch/tap L back; Step L in place (12:00)
5 – 6Turn ½ right on L touch/tap R forward; Step R in place (6:00)
7 & 8Step L forward; Turn ¼ right onto R; Step L in front of R (9:00)

[25-32] Side Toe Strut, Cross Toe Strut – Side Toe Strut, 1/2 Kick-Ball-Change
1 – 6(1) R toe side right; (2) Drop heel; (3) L toe in front of R; (4) Drop heel; (5) R toe side right; (6) Drop heel
7&8Turn ½ right on ball of right and kick L forward; Rock/Step ball of L back; Step R forward (3:00)
Note: These can have a bit of movement from the hips if you like. Also start your ½ turn as you finish count 6.

[33-40] Rock, Return, 1/2 Turning Shuffle – Rock, Return, 3/4 Turning Shuffle
1,2 3&4(1) Rock forward on L; (2) Return weight to R; Turn ¼ left on L; (&) Step R next to L; Turn ¼ left on L (9:00)
5,6 7&8Rock forward on R; Return weight to L; (7) Turn ¼ right on R; (&) Step L next to R; (8)Turn ½ right on R (6:00)

[41-48] L: Side, Behind-Side-Cross, Side – Sailor Step, Behind-Side-Cross
1,2&3,4(1) Step L side left; (2) Step R behind L; (&) Step L side left; (3) Step R in front of L; (4) Step L side left
5 & 6(5) Step R behind L; (&) Step L next to R; (6) Step R side right
7 & 8(7) Step L behind R; (&) Step R side right; (8) Step L in front of right (6:00)

[49-56] Repeat R: Side, Behind-Side-Cross, Side – Sailor Step, Behind-Side-Cross
1,2&3,4(1) Step R side right; (2) Step L behind R; (&) Step R side right; (3) Step L in front of R; (4) Step R side right
5 & 6(5) Step L behind R; (&) Step R next to L; (6) Step L side left
7 & 8(7) Step R behind L; (&) Step L side left; (8) Step R in front of left (6:00)

[57-64] Syncopated Double & 2 Single Touches going backwards - Repeat
&1,2(&) Small Step on L side left; (1) Touch R forward; (2) Lift R heel off floor and return to floor (Pulse once)
&3&4(&) Step back on R; (3) Touch L forward; (&) Step L back; Touch R forward
&5,6(&) Step back on R; (5) Touch L forward; (6) Lift L heel off floor and return to floor (Pulse once)
&7&8&(&) Step back on L; (7) Touch R forward; (&) Step back on R; (8) Touch L forward; (&) Step L next to R (6:00)

Begin Again!

Tags: End of wall 2 & 4 there is an 8-count tag. They start on the front wall and end on the front wall

[1-8] Walk, Walk, Step Forward, Swivel Left – Swivel Right, Swivel Left, Step Forward, Turn 1/2 Left
1,2,3,4Walk forward: R, L; Step R forward; (4) Swivel on balls of both feet about ½ left (keep looking to front wall)
5,6,7,8Swivel about ½ right; Swivel ½ to back wall; Step R forward; (8) Turn ½ left onto your L (12:00)

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Last Update – 30th March 2017